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Reggae/Dub

Crank the reverb on the hats and put the snare on the off beat. Australian musicians continue to take these genres into new and exciting territory.

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The Protesters - Green Utopia     Reggae/Dub 28/10/2015
Sydney based socially conscious, roots-reggae band, The Protesters, communicate heart felt messages of social and environmental justice, with deep roots reggae riddims.
Green Utopia' is a track that takes you on a journey over a sea of reggae riddims.
It gives us hope that someday we can live in harmony with the earth.
The invitation to take the journey is given to all.

Other tracks by The Protesters:  Opportunity  -  Green Utopia Dub
Black Bird Hum - On And On     Reggae/Dub, Dub 09/10/2015
A blend of roots, reggae and folk, wound together with captivating hooks, solid grooves and striking harmonies.
Black Bird hum’s latest single, written in response to successive Australian government’s treatment of people seeking asylum here…

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Jesse Morris Band - Open Your Eyes     Reggae/Dub, Acoustic 05/10/2015
Dub-conscious soul, roots & reggae troubadours based in the Australian Northern Rivers Byron Bay hinterland. Touring nationally From Oct-Dec 2015.
The first of 3 collaborations to be released between Byron Bay based soul-roots-reggae troubadours the 'Jesse Morris Band' and master-producer 'Kakhand'. 'Open Your Eyes' is a roots reggae mantra for awareness encouraging listeners to clear the traffic & noise that stands between us, happiness & the truth. National tour October-December.

Kingfisha - Water Running     Reggae/Dub 01/10/2015
The county’s premier roots-reggae outfit, Kingfisha are poised to make some major in-roads with a new single and album on the way
A heady mix of big bass lines, floating effects and killer melodies.

Melbourne Ska Orchestra - Satellite     Reggae/Dub, Ska 16/09/2015
‘Satellite’ is a sonic joyride with dynamic horns, crystal vocals, classic driving Ska rhythm and an infectious hook. A nod to the bands Ska roots.
‘Riding on a Satellite’ is a metaphor for flying high when the balance is right, a little like ‘Walking on Sunshine’ with a cosmic twist!

ON TOUR
OCT
NSW/VIC

Exek - The Theme From Judge Judy     Rock, Dub 01/09/2015
A mix of dub and krauty no wave, ambient and synthy post punk not unlike PiL, Swell Maps or Beak.
A bleak and despairing ode to the daytime soap opera that fills many an unemployed individuals afternoon.

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Blackbreaks - Driving At Night     Rock, Industrial, Dubstep 25/08/2015
Blackbreaks are spread between Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains and inner-city Sydney. They combine alt guitar rock, industrial tinged electronica, and a proudly politicised message. With waistcoats.
Driving at Night explores the story of an Australian soldier who has just completed a tour in Afghanistan, but before returning home he spontaneously decides to accept a lucrative private contract top drive a truck as part of a convoy. He just needs to stay awake, and avoid IEDs.

ON TOUR
SEP
NSW/VIC

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Ocean Alley - Muddy Water     Reggae/Dub, Reggae, Rock, Roots 19/08/2015
Northern Beaches-based 6-Piece, Ocean Alley, engulfs you with an immense soundscape and visual performance through their unique and refreshing brand of Psychedelic Reggae Fusion.
'Muddy Water' is the latest single from Ocean Alley's sophomore EP 'In Purple'. It slowly builds with their signature reggae sound, maintaining a slow and steady groove and melds moments of psych-rock through their spaced out guitar solos and freestyle-esque jams.

Creekside Reggae Band - Yiwarra (Back Road to Kinote)     Indigenous, Reggae 12/08/2015
Creekside Reggae Band featured in Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Yiwarra (back road to Kintore) by Creekside Reggae Band.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.

Desert Mulga - Wati     Indigenous, Reggae 12/08/2015
Desert Mulga featured in the Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Wati by Deserty Mulga.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.

Eastern Reggae - Holy Water     Indigenous, Reggae 12/08/2015
Eastern Reggae featured on Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Holy Water by Eastern Reggae.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.

Pukatja St Reggae Band - Nyinarana Kulini     Indigenous, Reggae 12/08/2015
Pukatja St Reggae Band featured in the Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Nyinarana Kulini by Pukatja St Reggae Band.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.


Drop Legs - Hungover Days     Reggae/Dub, Hip Hop, Grunge 08/08/2015
Roots hip hop meets grunge and soul..."Loving the blend of reggae and hip hop you've got going on." Sarah Howells (Roots n All Triple J)
A track about waking up after a big night, surrounded by mates - then reminiscing on the night over a surf and BBQ...

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Other tracks by Drop Legs:  Tempted By Fear  -  Now I'm Ready
Tame Impala - Let It Happen     Reggae/Dub, Psychedelic, Blues 05/08/2015
Tame Impala are five-piece Kevin Parker, Cam Avery, Julien Barbagello, Dominic Simper, and Jay Watson, with one thing in common: shared love for rock, blues, jazz, psychedelic – basically music.
Tame Impala surprised the world by dropping epic new track Let It Happen via their website and promptly broke the internet. The track was written, performed, recorded, produced and mixed by Kevin Parker in Fremantle, Western Australia. It was the first taste from Tame Impala’s critically acclaimed new album Currents.

WAMAWARD NOMINEE 2016: Best Pop Act,Most Popular Act

2015 MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Will Backler, RTR FM, Perth (WA)

ON TOUR
JAN-FEB
QLD/VIC/SA/NSW/WA

Other tracks by Tame Impala:  Eventually
Nattali Rize ft. Zuggu Dan - Rebel Love     Reggae/Dub, Reggae 03/08/2015
Nattali Rize debut EP 'New Era Frequency' imbues the global consciousness and energy of reggae with a distinct lyricism & vocal prowess. The songs are brimming with defiance and heart.
Nattali Rize’s sweet soulful melodies on this track are delightfully surprising and super hooky. It’s the first time we capture a glimpse of Nattali’s soft and feminine side. A result of her collaboration with cutting edge production team; the Kingston based drum and bass duo Notis.

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Nattali Rize - Generations Will Rize     Reggae/Dub, Reggae 03/08/2015
Nattali Rize debut EP 'New Era Frequency' imbues the global consciousness and energy of reggae with a distinct lyricism & vocal prowess. The songs are brimming with defiance and heart.
Dubbed "one of the nation's most refreshing voices" by Rolling Stone, Nattali Rize’s sweet battle cry on this cruisy tune was written with the intention to inspire and empower listeners, and to those ready to resonate to the new era frequency affecting consciousness right now.

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The Brian Emo - Sushi Boy     Pop, Dance, Jazz, RnB 15/07/2015
The Brian Emo consists of members from Donny Love, Salvadarlings & Strange Yonder
The beginning of the end

Electrik Lemonade - Electrik People     Funk/Soul, Hip Hop, Reggae, Blues 16/06/2015
Electrik Lemonade are 7 individuals united by boogie. Playing funkin' live shows that feature a repertoire of original energetic funk and hip-hop tunes, infused with blues, soul, hip-hop & electronic.
Electrik People is inspired by all the people that dance at our shows, it encourages everyone to be dance the way they want and to be themselves, it doesn’t matter if you’re an old guy with a bottle cap covered stick or a drunk dude in a gorilla suit.

Formidable Vegetable Sound System - The Edge (Spoonbill Remix)     Electronic, Dance, Swing, Dubstep 05/06/2015
WA's Formidable Vegetable Sound System has become notorious across the globe for their dynamic live performances promoting sustainability and the joys of gardening through ukulele, horns and glitchy electroswing beats.
A hefty remix of tremendous air-punching danceability by Melbourne’s funkiest electro-wonk producer, Spoonbill (who has worked with the likes of Tipper and Opiuo). Pounding beats, gut-wrenching bass and glitchy eccentricities along with Charlie Mgee’s crusty, Tom Waitsy vocals drive the song’s permaculture message to the very margins of the conceivable.

ON TOUR
JUN-JUL
QLD/VIC

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Other tracks by Formidable Vegetable Sound System:  No Such Thing As Waste (Mr. Moon Remix)  -  Get Together (Griff's Unified Mix)
Hemingway - Another Dimension     Reggae/Dub, Hip Hop, Pop 27/05/2015
Brisbane's freshest wave of infectious grooves delivered to your ear by four of Brisbane's grooviest dudes.
Catchy Chorus, Gangsta-esque vibe with traditional reggae skank, psychedelic bridge.

ON TOUR
MAY
NSW/QLD

Other tracks by Hemingway:  Peter Pan  -  Carnival Of Freaks